On Thursday, May 19, Governor Hickenlooper will sign the Colorado Avalanche and Denver Nuggets Signature License Plate Bill authorizing Kroenke Sports Charities to begin selling the special team license plates on Jan. 1, 2012. House Bill 11-1316 was passed by the State Legislature last week.
HB 1316 authorizes Kroenke Sports Charities (the foundation for the Colorado Avalanche and Denver Nuggets that has donated millions to non-profit organizations throughout the State) to offer Signature Team License Plates for sale. Proceeds from the license plate sales will benefit education, health, recreation programs for children and families supported by Kroenke Sports Charities.
WHO: Governor John Hickenlooper and Kroenke Sports & Entertainment Chief Executive Officer Jim Martin will be joined by Denver Nuggets Mascot Rocky, Colorado Avalanche Mascot Bernie, HB 1316 sponsor Senator Michael Johnston and several youth hockey or basketball players at
WHAT: HB 1316 ceremonial signing
WHEN: Thursday, May 19 5:00 p.m.
WHY: Proceeds from license plate sales will support non-profit agencies throughout the State as part of Kroenke Sports Charities outreach efforts.
HOW: Kroenke Sports Charities collected more than 5,000 signatures from Avalanche and Nuggets fans expressing interest in purchasing a team specific license plate. HB 1316- sponsored by Representative Kevin Priola / Henderson / District 33 and Senator Michael Johnston / Denver / District 30 was passed during the legislative session which ended last week.
WHERE: South High School – North Gymnasium 1700 E Louisiana Denver, Colorado Parking – east (back lot) of South High School – park close to school